Winchester Family History

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Winchester Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Hampshire, so named from the addition of Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) to the Romano-British name Venta, of disputed origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Manchester, Worcester, Chester, Rochester, Dorchester, Lancaster

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Winchester Family Origin

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Winchester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    5%
  • Mariner

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Winchester family was Mariner. Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winchester. The most common Winchester occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Winchester's were Farmers.

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Winchester Historical Records

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Winchester Life Expectancy

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